Organization: Abt Associates Inc./ USAID Clean Power Asia

Position: Renewable Energy Investment Advisor

Duty Station: Bangkok (Krung Thep), Thailand

Deadline for Application: until suitable applicant is found

Selection criteria:

  • Minimum of a Master’s degree in finance/ economics / business admistration or a relevant discipline is required;
  • Minimum five (5) years’ experience in project finance / structured finance in one or more of the Lower Mekong countries in which USAID Clean Power Asia is focused (Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia, Lao PDR) and/or in ASEAN
  • Experience in originating and shaping bankable projects and financial instruments in the sector in ASEAN which have resulted in economic, environmental/climate and social impacts
  • Exceptional conceptual, problem-solving and strategic thinking skills on how public and private investments flows into renewable energy sector, related value chains and market channeling with an aim to effectively mobilize investment.
  • Ability to communicate complex investment related issues in a clear and simple way to a diverse audience
  • Demonstrated capacity in facilitating in-depth and effective dialogues both internally to support the team as well as externally consultations.
  • Outstanding interpersonal, engagement and consensus-building skills, ability to foster strong relationships with key agencies, as well as the banking and private sector and understand their needs
  • Creative, entrepreneurial and a proactive attitude, able to manage multiple activities in multidisciplinary teams, while meeting tight deadlines; • Progressive experience working on donor-funded – preferably USAID-funded — energy and/or economic growth projects in the ASEAN region
  • Proven ability to manage logistical aspects of donor-funded project activities with multiple actors including energy ministries, regulators, universities, domestic banks, equity firms, and utility and planning agencies across the ASEAN region
  • Applicants must bring native-level proficiency in one or more of the ASEAN languages
  • Strong skills in oral and written English are essential.

Interested candidate should contact [email protected]

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